NY Against AS

Sixto E.  Portilla, PhD , Vice President of NYagainstAS

John Masiello, President of NYagainstAS

New York Against Assisted Suicide Team

John Virdone, Esq. is NYagainstAS Board Advisor from New York.

John is a founding partner of The Virdone Law Firm, P.C. Prior to founding the firm, John was a senior associate at Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C. He has a multi-faceted background in complex civil litigation, business law, and family law. John is a recognized expert on complex custody matters and is the regular attorney lecturer for local chapters of national organizations representing grandparental rights.

Admissions
Member of the State and Federal Bars of New York and New Jersey
Member of the Bar of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals
Member of the Bar of the United States Supreme Court

Dawn C. Eskew, Founder of New York Against Assisted Suicide (aka NYagainstAS), 501.c4

Has worked as a Chemist in the Pharmacology Department, under Dr. Okamoto at Cornell Weill Medical College, NY City.

Certified Bioethicist 2015, MS Bioethics 2020 University of Mary, Bismrck, North Dakota

Native New Yorker, called to protect the dignity of the human person.

Margaret K. Dore, Esq is Advisor to NYagainstAS , from Seattle, Washington.

She is President of Choice Is an Illusion, a 501(c)(4) nonprofit corporation opposed to assisted suicide and euthanasia and President of the Foundation for Choice Illusion, a 501(c)(3) public charity.

Margaret is the analyzer of the NY assisted suicide bills, as well as other assisted suicide bills across the United States.


Margaret is a fourth generation attorney in Washington State USA. She is a former Law Clerk to the Washington State Supreme Court and the Washington State Court of Appeals. She worked for a year with the United States Department of Justice and has been in private practice since 1990. 

Margaret is the analyzer of the NY assisted suicide bills, as well as other assisted suicide bills across the United States.